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How Angry Shiite Members Burnt Down 2 Quick Response Ambulances - NEMA Speaks

Posted by Samuel on Mon 22nd Jul, 2019 - tori.ng

Angry members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria have been accused of burning down two ambulances in a rough protest.

File photo: Shiites
 
According to PM News, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

Head of Media and Public Relations of NEMA, Malam Sani Datti, made this known in a statement in Abuja.

“This is to confirm that ERABs of the NEMA located on Ahmadu Bello Way beside the federal secretariat was attacked today with two vehicles burnt down.

“The attack was carried out by members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria commonly known as Shi’ites.”
he said.

Datti explained that the affected vehicles were the Mobile Intensive Care Unit, which was a life support ambulance, and a multi-purpose Response Intervention Van.

According to him, the ERABs were situated at the location for timely response to emergencies and disasters to reduce loss of lives and property.

He said the Director General of NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Maihaja had while inspecting the damage, noted that the burnt equipment were very expensive and would cost tax payers alot of money to replace.



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